“I didn’t even know what I was doing was considered organizing until someone told me,” Johnetta “Netta” Elzie, a key Ferguson organizer, told the Atlantic.
An Arizona court has sided with a transgender woman who was convicted of prostitution simply for walking down the street.
This study illustrates what many black college students already know to be true: discrimination exists on campus.
After learning that North Miami police officers were using the photos of young black men as targets during sniper training, clergy stepped up to offer the police another option. For the religious leaders, their show of solidarity was “motivated by our service to Christ and his call to love our neighbors.”
Black women in the study recalled being regularly mistaken for janitors and were constantly worried about the “angry black female” stereotype.
Selma director Ava DuVernay and star David Oyelowo have joined forces to develop a Hurricane Katrina drama.
Viola Davis made poignant points about black women and beauty ideals while accepting the Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series award.
New York Times columnist, Charles Blow, received the phone call he had always dreaded. His son was held by gunpoint on Yale’s campus.